Olga Stuchebrukhov

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Position Title
Associate Professor of Russian, Affiliated Faculty of Comparative Literature

Unit
Russian and German
Comparative Literature

406 Sproul
Bio

Education and Degree(s)

  • Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of California, Davis (2004)
  • M.A. with honors, Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages (Moscow, Russia, 1984)

Research Interest(s)

  • Nationalism and Literature
  • 19th-century Russian and English Literature
  • Dostoevsky

Course(s) Taught

  • Russian 42: Survey of 20th-Century Russian Literature
  • Russian 103: Literary Translation
  • Russian 126: Russian Theater
  • Russian 128: Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry
  • Russian 130: Contemporary Russian Culture

Selected Publications

Books

  • The Nation as Invisible Protagonist in Dickens and Dostoevsky: Uncovering Hidden Social Forces within the Text (The Edwin Mellen Press, 2006)

Articles

  • "The Subaltern Syndrome and Dostoevsky's Quest for Authenticity of Being," The Dostoevsky Journal, 5 (2004).
  • "The Nation-less State of Great Britain and the Nation-State of France in Household Words," Victorian Periodicals Review 38:4 (2006).
  • "The Hypothetical Nation and the Superfluous State: The Nationalist Symbolism of The Devils," The Dostoevsky Journal, 6 (2006).
  • "Bleak House as an Allegory of a Middle-Class Nation," Dickens Quarterly, XXII/3, 2006: 147-168.
  • "Autocratic Capitalism as the Political Unconscious of Dostoevsky's Devils and A Writer's DiaryThe Dostoevsky's Journal, 7 (2006).
  • "Ridiculous Dream vs. Social Contract: Dostoevkij, Rousseau, and the Problem of Ideal Society," Studies in East European Thought, 59: 1-2 (2007).
  • "The Concept of Integral Reason in Crime and Punishment," forthcoming in the special issue of Dostoevsky Studies (2009).
  • "Tolstoy's Family Happiness and Dickens' Bleak House," (in Russian), forthcoming in Leo Tolstoy Fifth International Academic Conference Proceedings (2009-2010).